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The LSSO has concerns about the placement portion of the LPP.
The LSSO has concerns about the placement portion of the LPP.
The LPP is a program divided.
Monday, 26 January 2015 08:00

Not to be dismissed

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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Ted-Flett.jpgLast semester, one of my columns questioned whether law school students are being heard. I was encouraged to revisit the subject given the discussion it spurred among my peers and a recent event that again questions whether students are taken seriously.
Monday, 19 January 2015 08:00

New law dean sets sights high for TRU

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Dean Bradford Morse says Thompson Rivers’ law school has potential to be ‘particularly innovative and creative.’
Dean Bradford Morse says Thompson Rivers’ law school has potential to be ‘particularly innovative and creative.’
Bradford Morse has had warmer welcomes. The new law dean at Thompson Rivers University began his first day of work on Jan. 2 by facing the worst snowstorm Kamloops has seen since 1927.
Monday, 19 January 2015 08:00

Four things I wish I had known in law school

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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Lawson-PeterRoundtree.jpgIt’s amazing how quickly three years goes by. Now that I’m a little more than halfway through my articles, I wanted to take time to reflect on my time at law school. I humbly offer up these four tidbits of advice.
b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_2015_January_Jan12_B6nhCcDIUAIhaYa.jpgDalhousie University’s law school made the hometown crowd proud coming out as the overall winner of this year’s Law Games.
Monday, 05 January 2015 08:00

How to put the happy back in your day

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Lawyer-turned-therapist Melanie Banka Goela says building healthy habits throughout the year is manageable if you start small.
Lawyer-turned-therapist Melanie Banka Goela says building healthy habits throughout the year is manageable if you start small.
Melanie Banka Goela has a pretty unique role at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Monday, 29 December 2014 08:00

A law student’s New Year’s resolutions

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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Ted-Flett.jpgAt the risk of making this column a sequel of my last where I lamented about the unfortunate impact of exams on the holidays, I must state: law school exams are horrible.
Monday, 29 December 2014 08:00

Reality bites for LPP students

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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Matt-Hopkins.jpgMuch has been said about the ongoing articling crisis in Ontario, but what we aren’t talking about enough is the impact the crisis is having on prospective licensees. In my previous articles for Canadian Lawyer 4Students, I spoke a bit about my journey and how that journey ultimately took me to Ontario’s new Law Practice Program at Ryerson University.
TWU president Bob Kuhn said the university now has to consider its options but is committed to having a law school.
TWU president Bob Kuhn said the university now has to consider its options but is committed to having a law school.
The fight is far from over for Trinity Western University and its fledgling law school.
Monday, 15 December 2014 00:08

Canada isn’t ready for an online law school

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b_150_0_16777215_00___images_stories_01-4STUDENTS_Standard_photos_Philip-Bryden1.jpgMany Canadian educational institutions have long been running distance education programs. Some of them, such as Alberta’s Athabasca University, specialize in this type of education. The most compelling reason for providing distance education is to make educational opportunities accessible to individuals who are not able to take advantage of the in-person programs offered at universities and colleges.
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